Roald Dahl

Lesson 16 - Discussion

Essential Task

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Objective

Determine two or three traits that describe the Twits in depth. 

Readings and Materials

  • Book: The Twits by Roald Dahl 

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Target Task

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Writing Prompt

Determine two or three traits that best describe the Twits. Explain how each trait influences the way the Twits behave. Make sure to include specific examples from the text.

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Common Core Standards

  • L.3.6 — Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).

  • RL.3.2 — Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

  • RL.3.3 — Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

  • SL.3.1.a — Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.

  • SL.3.1.d — Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.

Spiral Standards

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RL.3.1

RL.3.10

SL.3.1.b

W.3.10